Monday, 08 February 2016


‘Wonderful atmosphere’ earns Lake District school Ofsted praise

S59487BB.jpg A SECONDARY school which was judged to require improvements has now been rated as good in all areas and hailed as a “wonderful atmosphere for learning”.

Last updated 12 May 2015
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WITH VIDEO: South Lakes youngsters search for new headteacher

HEADTEACHERS searching for their next job are invited to see for themselves what one picturesque South Lakes secondary school has to offer. (1 comment)

Last updated 11 February 2015
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Barrow shoplifter “couldn’t be bothered” to queue at till

A THIEF who shoplifted jewellery from a Barrow store “couldn’t be bothered” to queue up to pay for it.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Cat killed by snare trap in Cumbria

POLICE are investigating after a cat was killed by a snare trap in Coniston.

Last updated 22 September 2014
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Bird of prey missing after taking off at Cumbria fair

50065864B014.jpg_004 LAST month a falconer travelled to Cumbria for a standard demonstration but little did he know he would spend the four days searching for one of his prized birds – and one month on it is still missing. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Guinness World Record holder shares skills at Cumbria country fair

Lakeland Country Fair 2014 Torver, Cumbria. Sunday 17th August 2014  ©Sheenah Alcock Photography A CUMBRIA fair which showcased a wide range of skills included a cooking demonstration by an award-winning chef.

Last updated 20 August 2014
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Small Cumbria school has big plans to support pupils’ careers

S43008BB ONE of Cumbria’s smallest secondary schools prides itself on giving every student individual attention and producing work-ready, responsible citizens.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Country traditions thrill thousands in Coniston

50065864B014 HOUNDS, holidaymakers and hot weather ensured a country fair was a roaring success at the weekend.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Unemployment in Cumbria down by 27 per cent

UNEMPLOYMENT in Cumbria fell again last month and has plunged by 27 per cent in the last year. (1 comment)

Last updated 16 July 2014
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Barrow council urges delay on onstreet parking charges

DELAY the roll out of on-street parking meters for 12 months, county council chiefs are being urged.

Last updated 29 June 2014
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Two tonnes of timber stolen from woodland near Coniston

TWO tonnes of timber have been stolen from woodland near Coniston

Last updated 27 June 2014
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Air ambulance called after teenager falls into water in Coniston

AN air ambulance has been called to Coniston water after a teenager was injured in a fall. (1 comment)

Last updated 27 June 2014
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A thriller on the Coniston fells

EM Coniston Fell Race 2014/50062797B002.jpg_009.jpg THERE was action, drama and broken records on the South Lakes hills for the Coniston Fell Race.

Last updated 7 May 2014
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Two calls in two days for Cumbria mountain rescue team

A CUMBRIA mountain rescue team had two calls outs in two days.

Last updated 19 February 2014
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Cumbria mountain rescue team issue weather warning

S65952 A MOUNTAIN rescue team in Cumbria has issued a weather warning after two walkers became stranded. (1 comment)

Last updated 17 February 2014
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Social media crimes in Cumbria on the increase

THE number of crimes carried out on social media in Cumbria has increased, figures show.

Last updated 11 February 2014
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Drivers in Cumbria warned of delays on A590

DRIVERS in Cumbria are being warned of delays on the A590.

Last updated 18 January 2014
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UPDATE: Trial of Cumbria garden centre owner to resume with new jury

50058130F004 THE trial of a Cumbria garden centre owner accused of conspiring to pervert the course of justice will resume with a new jury.

Last updated 17 January 2014
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Man who died in Cumbria river identified

THE man who died after entering a swollen river in Cumbria has been named by police.

Last updated 27 December 2013
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Six walkers rescued from Cumbria mountain after boxing day walk

SIX people were rescued after getting lost in mist on a Cumbria mountain.

Last updated 27 December 2013
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